Category Archive: Vacation on a Budget

Jun 24 2013

World Trade Center: My experience

For my generation, it was our Pearl Harbor. Our D-Day. Our “Where were you when Kennedy was shot?” The morning of September 11, 2001, I was a senior in high school on the West Coast just waking up when I heard the news. As the morning wore on, it hit me really hard and I …

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Jun 19 2013

New York on a Budget: How We Did It

Well, Eric and I went to New York almost two months ago and I never got a chance to blog about it. Taking a trip to New York was on our goals list for this year, but I really didn’t think that we’d be able to go until at least the end of the year. …

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Mar 19 2013

New York, New York!

Looks like we’re going to get to cross off something from our 2013 Goals list faster than expected! We’re heading to New York in May and we need your help! Where should we eat? Where should we go? How do we save money? We’re thinking of actually trying out Air BnB for the first time, …

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Jan 07 2013

How to afford a vacation when you’re broke

How could you afford a vacation if you’re so broke all the time? This was a question that I’m sure crossed the minds of many people when I told them Eric and I finally went on a honeymoon, two and a half years after getting married. I think it all comes down to what your …

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Dec 04 2012

A Costa Rica Honeymoon, 2.5 Years in the Making

So my big secret was that we FINALLY went on our honeymoon. I haven’t mentioned it, because frankly, I didn’t want to jinx myself. Last year, I was THRILLED when I booked the flights, only to have to cancel a month later. This is the girl who loves to travel, the girl who babysat countless …

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Sep 26 2011

Vacation Budgeting 101

I completely expected to get reamed for stating I was going on vacation, when the week prior I had just mentioned that we’re barely sticking to our budget. The truth being–I refuse to dive into our savings account, because I know if we buckle down, we can stick to our strict budget and afford to …

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